Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 11

Like all good things, the Jon Pertwee tenure of Doctor Who was bound to end. After four wildly popular seasons of television and just coming off of a mostly stellar… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: SWAMP THING

In 1978, Richard Donner’s Superman was an astonishing hit and ushered in the modern superhero movie in style. Its 1980 sequel was also a massive success, and DC Comics… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more
 

The Shelf: STAR TREK, FRIDAY THE 13TH, NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

On the Shelf this week, we’ve got some boldly going, we’ve got the complete history of the worst camp in the history of the world, we’ve got a favorite of… more

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 10

If a television show’s stride can be hit, Doctor Who certainly did that during its 9th season. Despite a lackluster final story (okay, actually a God-awful one), the season… more

Beta’d: WILDSTAR is Wild Fun

One of the standout games at PAX this year was Wildstar, a new MMORPG from NCSOFT. In the world of Wildstar, there is a galaxy wide land rush for the… more
 

Comic Book Club Reviews RIDDICK

We’ve passed Labor Day, but there’s one more review in the Comic Book Club’s Biggest. Summer. Ever. on the Nerdist Channel. This time, the guys got a chance to see… more

Review: RIDDICK Goes Back to Basics

The short review: If you are willing to look past the often groanworthy dialogue and put your cynicism aside, Riddick delivers a solid sci-fi adventure full of high octane action,… more

Lindalee’s Doctor Who Reviews Turn 1

For nearly an entire fifth of her age, Lindalee Rose has been talking about Doctor Who on the internet. The now-5-and-a-half-year-old began her career as a YouTube sensation with her… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 9

After eight years on the air, and racking up over 300 episodes, Doctor Who was entering a new season without major cast or crew changes for the first time. In… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: STARCRASH

The time has come. I’ve been alluding to this movie since I started Weird Old Sci-Fi and have mentioned it in various forms and articles practically since I first saw… more

The Shelf: NOW YOU SEE ME, MST3K: THE MOVIE, THE LORDS OF SALEM

Today on The Shelf, or “L’étagère” in French, we’ve got some magic, some mystery, some horror, a bunch of TV seasons, and even a ‘nado fulla sharks. Heaven… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 8

The first season of Doctor Who in the 1970s was an enormous change in just about every facet. Not only was it the first season in color and the first… more

Con Tested: Two Tech Expo-Essentials

Comic cons can be hell on a human being. Long lines for panels and exclusives, massively crowded floor shows and more often than not, overly full hotel rooms with people… more

Review: GETAWAY Speeds and Skids

Do you remember that Clive Owen movie Shoot ‘Em Up? Basically, he’s just a guy who happens upon some criminal stuff and he just so happens to be excellent… more
 

Genre of ’68 – ROSEMARY’S BABY

If Night of the Living Dead was 1968’s blue collar horror movie, then Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby was surely the white collar one. It’s a movie… more

Weird Old Sci-Fi: LIFEFORCE

In the 1980s, Israeli film-producing cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus were in charge of the Cannon Group, a filmmaking company that had been around since the late ’70s and,… more

The Shelf: PAIN & GAIN, WINNIE THE POOH, THE WALKING DEAD

This week is about as eclectic as Neil Young’s David Byrne tribute band. We’ve got your zombies, we’ve got your criminals, we’ve got cartoon bears stuck in trees; it’s a… more
 

DOCTOR WHO: A Companion’s Companion – Season 7

When the Second Doctor spun away into oblivion in June of 1969, the faithful viewer was likely left totally in shock. This kind of thing had only ever happened once… more

Review: SHORT TERM 12

It’s always refreshing to see a movie subject that doesn’t get a whole lot of attention. While there’s plenty of fiction about foster kids being placed in… more

Top Ten Space Cartoons

I don’t know what it is about cartoons set in outer space that just sent me into a tizzy of energy between the ages of 8 and, oh, I don’t… more
 

Review: THE WORLD’S END Packs in Robots, Ribaldry and Regrets

The short review: Perhaps one of the most anticipated fanboy films of the summer, Edgar Wright’s capstone to the Cornetto Trilogy, The World’s End packs in a surprising amount of… more

Comic Book Club Reviews THE WORLD’S END

The Comic Book Club’s Biggest. Summer. Ever. is coming to a close, but not before the guys tell you what they think of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright’s… more

Genre of ’68 – NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

It may seem like a contradictory idea, but not a whole lot of “drive-in” horror movies of the ‘60s really tried to be that scary. Oh, they wanted to shock… more